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Fragment of bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is of yellow, with a design of medallions and squares detailed with flowers in red, green, and blue; grounds of outer bands of white, the three borders have floral designs. The design is probably older than the workmanship.


Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Sinde, Hyderabad, India


Overall: 40.4 x 63cm (15 7/8 x 24 13/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts